Powerball: Here are the winning numbers for the $1.6 billion jackpot

through: Nextstar Media WireAddy Bink, Russell Falcon



(NEXSTAR) – Are you the winner? Saturday’s Powerball jackpot is a whopping $1.6 billion – the largest jackpot in US lottery history. Winning numbers for the jackpot are: 69, 53, 45, 56 and 28. The Powerball number is 20. PowerPlay multiplier is 3X.

If no ticket matches all six numbers above, the Powerball jackpot will approach and possibly surpass the record $1.586 billion won by three Powerball players in 2016, which is also the largest lottery win the nation has ever seen.

Jackpot winners can receive their winnings as an annuity (30 staggered payments over 29 years) or as a lump sum. According to Powerball, the jackpot has a cash value of $596.7 million. Under the retirement plan, winners receive an immediate payment and then 29 annual payments that increase by 5% each year, eventually reaching the $1.2 billion total.

Officials are urging anyone lucky enough to win a Powerball jackpot to consult a financial advisor — while keeping that prized ticket safe — before showing up at a lottery office for an oversized check.

The most common Powerball numbers

According to data from LottoNumbers.com, which tracks lottery statistics and analysis, the 10 most commonly drawn Powerball numbers are:

  • 61 (drawn 78 times)
  • 77 (77 times)
  • 63 (73 times)
  • 21 (73 times)
  • 69 (71 times)
  • 36 (70 times)
  • 23 (70 times)
  • 39 (69 times)
  • 62 (69 times)
  • 59 (68 times)

If you’re wondering what the least common Powerball numbers are, Lotto Numbers says the three least common are 13 (drawn only 45 times) and 26 and 34 (drawn only 44 times each).

Visit the official Powerball website for more information and updates. And good luck!

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